Paula Lopez Missing
updated: Feb 27, 2013, 8:00 PM
Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office
UPDATED on 2-27-13 at 7:00pm:
Santa Barbara- The search for KEYT Anchorwoman Paula Lopez is over. At around 5:30 pm tonight
her family members called Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Public Safety Dispatch to report that she is
home and safe. When Deputies responded to her residence they confirmed she was there and no longer
missing. We are not commenting on the reasons surrounding why Ms. Lopez went missing due to the
fact it is a private family matter.
Time: 4:50 p.m.
Just after 10 a.m. this morning, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office
received a call from concerned family members that KEYT News Anchorwoman Paula
Lopez was missing. Ms. Lopez is a well-known and familiar face in the Santa
Barbara community. Her last known location was at her home located near
Cathedral Oaks Road and North San Marcos Road. The last time her family talked
to her was at 9:30 a.m. She has not been seen or heard from since. No foul
play is suspected but her family is concerned about her welfare.
After receiving the call, Deputies responded to her home and began looking for
Ms. Lopez. Two K-9 units and a Santa Barbara County Air Support Unit helicopter
were called in to assist with the search of her home and surrounding area.
Deputies, along with Search and Rescue personnel and Detectives are continuing
to look for Ms. Lopez.
She is 48 years old, Hispanic and is approximately 5'2" tall. She was last seen
wearing a black sweat suit and tennis shoes. If you see her or have any
information on her whereabouts you are asked to call the Santa Barbara County
Detectives Bureau at 681-4150.
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|| KEYT news anchor Paula Lopez has returned home. Her family informed NewsChannel 3 just before 6:30
p.m. on Wednesday.
|| KEYT announced Wednesday that anchor Paula Lopez has been reported missing.
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